TOURISTS IN SPACE

A Practical Guide (Second Edition)

Erik Seedhouse

TOURISTS IN SPACE: A Practical Guide (Second Edition) Forget Hawaii or the Mediterranean. Soon - very soon - you'll be able to add a much more exotic stamp to your passport: space. How will you get there, what will the trip be like, and how much training will you need? All you need to know is right here in this guide.

Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide supplies all the advice and information you need to make your spaceflight the most rewarding experience of your life. This definitive, real-world guide is packed with helpful facts and suggestions on everything from training, equipment, safety, and in-flight procedures to techniques for avoiding space motion sickness and bone demineralization.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the author
Acronyms
Preface

1. Space Tourism: A Brief History
2. The Space Tourism Market
3. The Space Tourist's Spaceport Guide
4. Suborbital Operators
5. Suborbital Vehicles
6. The Ground School Manuals
7. Space Tourism Trips
8. Getting to Orbit and Beyond
9. Orbital Ground School Manual

Appendix I: Space Tourism Service Providers
Appendix II: Medical Standards for Space Tourists
Appendix III: Answers to Simple Questions in Suborbital and Orbital Ground School Manuals

Index



Extent: 281 pages, Black and white/colour images integrated with text
Binding: Paperback
Published: 2014
ISBN: 978-3-319-05037-9



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